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  • In the past few decades, ecotourism has become increasingly popular but still represents only a fraction of the tourist industry: just 5%, according to the UN. For many nature enthusiasts, ecotourism is the solution for those who want to limit global warming, protect wildlife and develop positive contact with locals while boosting the local economy. Among the countries that have
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    Published on 04-24-17
    4 days ago
  • From a symbolic concert in Iran to the treasures of Islam in Africa via Tamikrest’s Malian rebel music, Eve Jackson takes you on a world tour of this week’s culture news.
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    Published on 04-21-17
    1 week ago
  • US Secretary of State Rex Tillerson branded the Iran nuclear deal a failure Wednesday as President Donald Trump ordered a review of how Washington is countering the threat from Tehran.
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    Published on 04-19-17
    1 week ago
  • Iranian President Hassan Rouhani, a pragmatist who engineered the country's landmark 2015 nuclear deal with world powers, registered on Friday to run for a second four-year term in the May election, state television reported.
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    Published on 04-14-17
    2 weeks ago
  • Civilians and fighters began evacuating four towns besieged by rebels and government forces Friday under a deal brokered by opposition backer Qatar and regime ally Iran, an AFP correspondent and a local source said.
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    Published on 04-13-17
    2 weeks ago
  • A joint command centre made up of forces from Russia, Iran and militias backing Syrian President Bashar al Assad threatened reprisals against any party that carries out "aggression" against Syria, two days after US missiles hit a Syrian air base.
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    Published on 04-09-17
    3 weeks ago
  • This week, we take you to Iran to see one of the most important contemporary art collections outside Europe and the United States. Since the Islamic Revolution of 1979, these paintings have been kept hidden in the basement of the Museum of Contemporary Art. They include works by Gauguin and Warhol which were originally acquired by the country's last empress,
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    Published on 03-21-17
    1 month ago
  • In Iran, the number of people infected with HIV through unprotected sexual intercourse has doubled over the past decade, according to the country's health ministry. To draw attention to the disease and raise awareness, a group of Iranian artists have launched "the Salam Project", a video clip in which celebrities and ordinary Iranians talk about the disease and encourage people
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    Published on 03-07-17
    2 months ago
  • In today's show, we look at the backlash following comments by a French police union rep in the wake of allegations of police brutality. Iran commemorates its 1979 revolution with a strong pacifist message to Americans under the hashtag #lovebeyondflags. Finally, German candidate Martin Schulz has a fan following on Reddit who are hoping to usher him into the Bundestag
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    Published on 02-10-17
    3 months ago
  • With international sanctions lifted, Iran has become a top tourist destination in the region, attracting more than five million foreign visitors in 2015. But faced with an increasing number of tourists, the Islamic Republic is facing a shortage of hotel accommodation. Our correspondents report on the growing pains of the country's tourist industry.
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    Published on 02-08-17
    3 months ago